easter · faith · family · life · special days

it is finished

As Easter approaches, I’ve been meditating on the completed work of Christ as He took my sin upon Himself on the cross.  As such, I’ve been reading some older posts and thought I would re-share them with you. This was first posted March, 2016. This photo was taken at the Billy Graham Library I have a…… Continue reading it is finished

christmas · faith · family · life

the best gift of all

Have you ever received a gift that was especially meaningful or memorable?  Perhaps it was something you always wanted but could not justify purchasing.  Perhaps it was a gift of time, or experience with someone you love. Maybe it was a special note tucked into a card.  These special gifts often come at Christmas. Christmas…… Continue reading the best gift of all

faith · life

go into all the world

He who continually goes forth weeping, Bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, Bringing his sheaves with him. ~Psalm 126:6 Today, in our morning devo, my kids and I read Psalm 126.  It relates the emotions of the Jewish captives as they receive the news–Good King Cyrus decreed that they could return…… Continue reading go into all the world

art · faith · joy in the everyday

joy in the everyday ~ 1 peter 1:8,9

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, who are kept by the power…… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ 1 peter 1:8,9